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Lewis, Mel, 1929-1990

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Personal name headingLewis, Mel, 1929-1990
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Variant(s)Sokoloff, Melvin, 1929-1990
Birth date1929-05-10
Death date1990-02-02
Place of birthBuffalo (N.Y.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationDrummers (Musicians) Jazz musicians
Found inBrubeck, D. The festival of the inn [SR] p1979: label (Mel Lewis, drums)
Claghorn. Biog. dict. jazz, 1982 (Lewis, Mel; b. 1929 in Buffalo)
Grove Music Online, July 5, 2006 (Lewis, Mel (Sokoloff, Melvin); b. May 10, 1929, Buffalo, d. Feb. 2, 1990, New York)